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Richard Parker

Richard Parker is Chair of the Board of Directors.

At present, in his professional role, Richard is Head of Consultancy in the Institute for Education, Bath Spa University. He has been a youth worker, a researcher, and a teacher in London. He worked for many years in local government within education and children’s services, in a number of different authorities. He has a particular interest in the education of children in care, and has been involved in a range of activities to promote emotion coaching and attachment awareness in schools and initial teacher education, at both local and national level

Richard is a trustee of the Attachment Research Community, and a Lay Representative for NHS South West, overseeing the training of junior doctors.


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